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Meaning of "death" in Essential English Dictionary

death

noun   /deθ/
B1 the end of life: After the death of her husband she lost interest in life. We need to reduce the number of deaths from heart attacks.
bored, frightened, etc. to death extremely bored, frightened, etc.: She’s scared to death of dogs.
Translations of “death”
in Arabic مَوْت, وَفاة…
in Korean 죽음…
in Malaysian kematian, penyebab kematian, mati…
in French mort, décès…
in Turkish ölüm, ebdiyete intikal…
in Italian morte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死,死亡…
in Russian смерть…
in Polish śmierć…
in Vietnamese cái chết, bị giết chết, tình trạng chết…
in Spanish muerte…
in Portuguese morte…
in Thai การตาย, สาเหตุการตาย, ความตาย…
in German der Tod…
in Catalan mort…
in Japanese 死…
in Indonesian kematian, penyebab kematian, mati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死,死亡…
(Definition of death from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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